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Vintage Travel Inspired Wedding Invite

A handmade weddinginvitation allows you the creativity to convey your personality and the theme of your special day. This themed invitation is perfect for a couple who love to travel or who are tying the knot abroad. Experiment with different maps, layouts and borders for a truly unique invitation.

  • Papercraft
  • < 1 hour
  • Beginner

You Will Need:


  • Map printed paper or vintage maps
  • Brown paper
  • Plain card
  • 3d pads
  • Embellishments of your choice


  • Heart die
  • Border die
  • Die cutting machine
  • Scissors
  • Glue


  1. Choose an old map or map print paper and cut out two hearts, either free-hand or using a die-cutting machine or punch.

  2. Mount each heart onto brown paper and cut around, leaving a narrow border.

  3. Use a decorative border punch along an edge of brown paper and stick to the bottom of a landscape cream blank. Stick a rectangle of map paper to the card’s left-hand side, then round all the corners. Stick the hearts to the cream section with 3D pads, overlapping them slightly. Embellish with stickers, buttons, twine and gems.

  4. Print an insert with all the details of your special day and stick inside the card.